Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL’s Society of Physics Students chapter is hosting a viewing party on Aug. 21 for the solar eclipse. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mike Miller Park, next to the Land Between the Lakes. More information is available on the SPS website.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Stephen O’Connor, a psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, recently taught a series of sessions on suicide prevention at a university in China.
UofL versus Purdue Football ticket offer
The University of Louisville Athletics department would like to offer faculty and staff an exclusive football ticket offer for the season opener in Indianapolis. Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and No. 17 Louisville Football kick off the 2017 season in an ACC-Big Ten showdown against Purdue Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start as low as $20. Click here to reserve your seat and use the promo code: UOFLFAC to redeem your unique discount. You must create an account and buy tickets with your louisville.edu email address.
Back-to-School dental promotion available
UofL friendly dental providers are offering free oral health screenings and orthodontic consultations for children and youth to age 21 through the end of October. Receive a $250 credit toward the cost of braces if treatment is started within six weeks of the initial visit. Call 502-852-SMILE (7645) for an appointment.
NCAA Athletics Compliance: A Campus-Wide Shared Responsibility
UofL is committed to promoting an atmosphere of compliance and maintaining institutional control. UofL staff, faculty and students have a shared responsibility when it comes to NCAA compliance. If you have questions about NCAA rules or have information about potential NCAA violations to report, please contact the university’s Athletics Compliance Office. Anonymous reporting is available.
Brook Street Congestion
August 17, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Brook Street
Dining Locations Opening for Fall Semester
University Dining Services is excited to bring a number of new options to campus for fall semester. Locations will open on the following schedule:
Training and Workshops
Openings Remain for Delphi U Online Fall 2017
September 11-November 5, Online, Free
2017-18 Faculty Learning Community applications due
The deadline to apply for one of three new faculty learning communities (FLCs) at the Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL) is Friday, August 25. These FLCs bring together small groups of cross-disciplinary faculty to investigate such topics as active learning spaces, adaptive learning, innovation and technology. These communities meet eight times throughout the course of the year to explore teaching innovation, assess impact on student learning, and present and publish results.
Health and Wellness
Take a Moment of Mindfulness at Get Healthy Now
Tuesdays, 5:30-5:55 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center
Participate in Get Healthy Now’s mindfulness offerings with Dr. Paul Salmon, associate professor in psychological and brain sciences. Experience the many health-enhancing benefits of reflection, stillness and being fully present. Come and “drop in” for a FREE evening session. No preregistration required.
Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, Website, email@example.com, 852-7755
Burn Calories with Get Healthy Now’s Boot Camp
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Free for GHN members
Get moving with Nia
Tuesdays, 6:15-7 a.m. and 6:40-7:40 p.m.; Thursdays, 6:15-7 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Free for GHN members
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